Memphis Grizzlies vs Phoenix Suns Prediction, Pick and Preview, January 16 (1/16): NBA
- Lm Tipster
- Jan 16, 2023, 8:33:26 AM
|Time||10:00 p.m. EST|
|Grizzlies money line||-500|
|Grizzlies spread||-9.5 (-110)|
|Suns money line||+400|
|Suns spread||+9.5 (-110)|
|Over / under|
2022-2023 season stats
|Memphis Grizzlies||Phoenix Suns|
|Home / road record||18-3||7-16|
|Points per game||116.00||112.00|
|Points allowed per game||111.33||111.67|
|Rebounds per game||49.00||43.00|
|Rebounds allowed per game||43.67||42.33|
|Over / under record||22-17-1||20-23-1|
The Memphis Grizzlies return home and will host the Phoenix Suns at the FedExForum on Monday night. These teams already faced each other twice so far this season and they're tied 1-1.
The Grizzlies get here with a 29-13 record overall and 18-3 at home so far this season ranking 1st in the Southwest Division. The Grizzlies are 14-10 in conference matchups. Memphis is the league leader with 49.1 rebounds per game led by Steven Adams averaging 11.4.
Ja Morant is averaging 27.4 points, 5.9 rebounds and 7.9 assists for the Grizzlies. Dillon Brooks is averaging 15.4 points over the last 10 games for Memphis.
In their last 10 games the Grizzlies are 9-1, averaging 122.4 points, 50.1 rebounds, 26.3 assists, 9.5 steals and 7.0 blocks per game while shooting 49.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 113.4 points per game.
The Suns have lost 8 of their last 9 games and are 7-16 on the road so far this season with a 21-23 record overall ranking third in the Pacific Division. The Suns are 18-12 in conference play. Phoenix is ninth in the NBA allowing just 111.6 points while holding opponents to 47.2% shooting.
Deandre Ayton is scoring 17.3 points per game with 9.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists for the Suns. Mikal Bridges is averaging 15.3 points and 3.3 assists over the past 10 games for Phoenix.
In their last 10 games, the Suns are 2-8, averaging 103.4 points, 42.8 rebounds, 24.9 assists, 6.4 steals and 3.2 blocks per game while shooting 44.4% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 111.6 points.
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of Phoenix's last 8 games.
Phoenix are 1-8 SU in their last 9 games.
Phoenix are 1-6 SU in their last 7 games on the road.
The total has gone OVER in 13 of Phoenix's last 20 games when playing on the road against Memphis.
Memphis are 6-3 ATS in their last 9 games.
The total has gone OVER in 5 of Memphis' last 6 games.
Memphis are 9-0 SU in their last 9 games.
The total has gone UNDER in 8 of Memphis' last 12 games against Phoenix.
The Suns have struggled lately as they have won only 2 of the last 10 games and have been awful on the road as well. They'll be playing without 4 of their starters again. The Grizzlies have one of the best records at home so far and have been on fire offensively scoring over 130 points in their last 2 games. This is gonna get ugly for the Suns so go with the Grizzlies to get an easy win at home.
PICK: Grizzlies -9.5 (-110)
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